Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sisterhood and Struggle in the 1970s Art World

In June 2019, Dr. Amy Tobin conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a recipient of our Short-Term Fellowship Program. Dr. Tobin is a Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Cambridge and the Curator of Exhibitions, Research and Events at Kettle’s Yard. In 1979 the artist Candace Hill-Montgomery installed her work Reflections…

Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath Experience “Poppy Day” in Cambridge

Di Beddow conducted research at the Rose Library in April 2018 as a recipient of a short-term fellowship. She is writing up her PhD thesis on “The Cambridge of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath” under supervision at Queen Mary University, London UK.  Di has spoken on the subject at conferences in Ulster, Huddersfield and Cardiff…

The Sullivan Principles at Work: The Conflicted Activism of Rev. Leon Howard Sullivan

In July 2019, Mattie Webb conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a recipient of our Short-Term Fellowship Program. Mattie is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her current project looks at the role, impact, and awareness of the Sullivan Principles, a U.S. code of conduct…